Torenia travancorica Gamble, Fl. Madras 957 1923. (syn: Torenia asiatica var. parvifolia Hook. fil.; Torenia leucosiphon Alston);
India (Travancore, Madras), Sri Lanka as per Catalogue of Life;

Creeping or scandent herbs; stems slender, 4-angled, with 10 cm long internodes. Leaves to 6 x 2 cm, ovate, acuminate, base rounded, thinly hirtus; nerves 5-7 pairs; petiole to 1 cm long. Flowers axillary; pedicels to 2.5 cm long, solitary, glabrous; calyx 2.2 cm long, tubular, narrowly winged, ciliolulate or glabrous, lobes acute; corolla 3.5 cm long, tube yellow, lobes deep blue, obtuse, spreading; anthers connate in pairs; appendages on the filaments 6 mm long, filiform. Capsule 2 cm long, glabrous; seeds pitted, pale brown.

Flowering and fruiting: June-January
Evergreen forests
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)
Please identify the weed plant.
Name of plant:
Location:    near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, Kerala PIN:686671
Date:.               27.11.2020, 12.50pm
Altitude:           1700fsl
Habitat:            wild moisture
Plant habit:      hanging/creeping weak stem  annual
Height:             10cm
Leaves:            opposite oblong apex
Flower:             diameter:16mm, blue+yellow  non fragrant

Torenia fournieri,

It is similar to Torenia travancorica,

Old name of my location or destination was Travancore (before freedom).


Requesting a ShrubID_110422-1: 2 very high res. images.
This plant was photographed in Bonacaud, adjoining Agasthyamalai. 
Purple-colored, Tube-shaped corolla, with a yellow throat.

Please check Torenia !

Pl. check comparative images in efi.

To me appears close to images and references at Torenia travancorica Gamble




Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  IPNI  GBIF (with type specimen) India Biodiversity Portal  IBP (observations) biodiversity of srilanka  Flicker River  Wikimedia Commons  Indian Medicinal Plants: An Illustrated Dictionary By C.P. Khare (2008)

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